If you seek a dynamic performance for your Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr celebration or your Black History Month calendar, the dramatic performances, costume changes, video footage and artistry in Power of the Tongue is sure to be a memorable event that will leave your audience inspired.
Works performed include " Being Brought from Africa to America" - Phillis Wheatley, "The Prodigal Son" - James Weldon Johnson ," I, Too Sing America" - Langston Hughes, " W.E.B. and Booker T" - Dudley Randall, " I Am A Black" - Gwendolyn Brooks, " For My People" - Maragaret Walker Alexander, " What Shall I Tell My Children Who Are Black" - Maragaret Burroughs, "And, Still I Rise" - Maya Angelou, "improvisations" - Sonia Sanchez, "Southern Hospitality" - Nichole L. Shields, "Strange Fruit" - Billie Holiday and original works by the Performance Poet herself.
If requested, question and answer segment follows the performance.
Avaiable upon request, no extra charges apply:
Classroom Guide w/ Worksheet
Promotional Poster (Includes: Event sponsor, time, date, location
Classroom visit to African-American, American, or Third World Lit. courses; Creative Writing, Sociology or Humanities.